Like any good hermit
Rachel Denton rises early in the
morning to tend to her vegetable garden, feed her chickens, and pray.
But the former British nun, who has pledged to live the rest
of her life in solitude, has another routine that sets her apart from her
society-shunning brethren - she has to update her Twitter account and check
Unlike other hermits, such as a man discovered in 2013
living in a wood in the United States
having spent 27 years without any human contact, Denton
has embraced the Internet age.
The Reuters sketch of Denton seems somehow to stretch the boundaries of what a "hermit" might be, but then what wouldn't
stretch those boundaries? Denton's explanation seems as good as any:
... I am a hermit but I'm also human.
After "i was only following orders", i expect "i'm only human" is among our most widely applied get out of jail cards. After that it's gremlins and Murphy's law.ReplyDelete